The establishment of disease-free citrus stock
Emeritus Professor Griffiths, David Alun (Principal investigator)
Dr Weatherhead Maureen Ann (Co-principal investigator)
Other Funding Scheme
Most citrus trees in Asia are diseased and the only disease-free root-stocks are protected in Corsica. By means of explant regeneration techniques attempts will be made to graft axenically produced buds onto disease-free root-stocks to serve as a source for Asian countries.